What are some country sayings?

That’s why we’ve rounded up our 24 favorite Southern sayings, as well as what they mean and where they came from.

  • Bless your heart.
  • If I had my druthers.
  • He’s having a dying duck fit.
  • Hold your horses.
  • What in the Sam Hill?
  • She’s stuck up higher than a light pole.
  • As all get-out.
  • Finer than a frog’s hair.

What are some Southern slang terms?

These Are All the Slang Terms You’ll Only Hear in the South

  • Buggy.
  • Fixin’
  • Druthers.
  • High cotton.
  • Bubba and Sissy.
  • Hoecake.
  • Catawampus.
  • Piddling.

What are country slang words?

And, while that makes travelling through this region of the country easier, you’ll still want to arm yourself with a few Southern slang words just to make sure you fit in….Southern Slang Words

  • Y’all.
  • Down Yonder.
  • Bless Your Heart.
  • Kiss My Go To Hell.
  • Pitch a Hissy Fit.
  • Madder Than a Wet Hen.
  • Hankerin’
  • Might Could.

What are weird things Southerners say?

Words Southerners Say Weird

  • aint – the sister of one’s mother or father (I need to go visit my aint.)
  • caint – can’t (I caint do that.)
  • fitt’in – fixing to, about to (I’m fitt’in to buy one.)
  • fitty – fifty (Can I borrow fitty cents?)
  • i’moan – I am going to (I’moan go to that game.)

How do you talk Southern slang?

A true Southerner would never ever say “Hello, you all” or “Hi, you guys.” But, very often, you will hear “Hey, y’all.” These are some other common Southern terms and sayings: just pickin: teasing – Aw, come own now, Aah’m just pickin wid ya. pitch a fit: complain – Don’t pitch a fit about that dray-ess.

How do Southerners say hot?

  1. Hotter than a billy goat with a blow torch.
  2. It’s so hot I saw a squirrel putting suntan oil on his nuts.
  3. Hotter than Satan’s house-cat.
  4. Hotter than two hamsters farting in a wool sock.
  5. Hotter than Satan’s toenails.
  6. Hotter than a four-peckered billy goat.
  7. It is hotter than a jalapeño’s armpit.

What is the most southern phrase?

We chose 15 of the most ridiculous Southern sayings — and tried to explain them.

  1. “We’re living in high cotton.”
  2. “She was madder than a wet hen.”
  3. “He could eat corn through a picket fence.”
  4. “You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear.”
  5. “You look rode hard and put up wet.”
  6. “He’s as drunk as Cooter Brown.”

What is the most Southern phrase?

How do you say it’s really hot outside?

6 Ways to say it’s very hot!

  1. It’s sweltering!
  2. It’s boiling hot!
  3. We’re having a heatwave!
  4. It’s like a furnace/oven outside!
  5. It’s so hot you can fry an egg on the pavement!
  6. It’s scorching!

What do you say when it’s hot outside?

Other Ways to Say IT’S HOT Outside

  • It’s a real scorcher!
  • It’s boiling hot!
  • We’re having a heatwave!
  • It’s like a furnace outside!
  • We’re in the dog days of summer.

How do you compliment a country girl?

These compliments and lighthearted digs have Southern flair aplenty.

  1. She’s as pretty as a peach.
  2. They’re as pretty as a pitcher. (
  3. He’s a tall drink of iced tea.
  4. They’re as happy as clams at high tide.
  5. She’s as smart as all get out.
  6. They’re finer than frogs’ hair split four ways.
  7. She’s got gumption.